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A while back we talked about LAMENT CITYSCAPE, one of the bands led by Bay Area musician Mike McClatchey, and of how crushing and devastating this sludge-doom band is (read abut Mike, his bandmates and his various projects here). Well, the Oakland dudes have just released another EP on their Bandcamp page, and sure

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CVLT Nation interviews Josh Graham of A Storm of Light Nations to Flames is a much more aggressive and visceral album than As the Valley of Death. Was this a conscious effort? We don’t really look back much at our other records. Most of the change comes from how we

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With the latest collection from CVLT Nation releasing in time for winter, I thought it would be a good idea to sit down and talk with husband and wife team Sean Reveron and Meghan MacRae. Based in Los Angeles, the pair have been able to inject their passion in music

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It’s pretty mind-blowing that a band can be around for well over ten years and still only be in the process of completing their debut album. Alas, this is the fate of Dawn of Chaos, a five-piece technical death metal outfit from the north east of England. These guys have

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Italy’s Dystopian Society, like Germany’s Tanzkommando Untergang, employ imagery and use a name that might make one think they were a political thrash band. But — wait just a minute! Although the band do have a strong sense of political ethics, they’re like New Model Army and Rubella Ballet in

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Since 2005, Cross Stitched Eyes have been dishing out a viscerally compelling, deathrock-tinged take on hardcore punk. Their new Decomposition LP — out on Alternative Tentacles May 1 — incorporates elements of Amebix, Rudimentary Peni, and Killing Joke into the band’s consistently aggressive sound. Decomposition is a fiery and thoughtful

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